All males?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by javajanie, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. javajanie

    javajanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have one Ancona and one Dusky Campbell, both drakes. My husband wants to add 2 runners, but doesn't want mutt ducklings. He thinks if we add two males, they'll all get along since there wouldn't be any females. Would they?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Come next spring, the dominant drakes will try to breed the less dominant. Just the way they are.
     
  3. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that always true? I heard you can keep a bachelor pen and they can live okay together.
     
  4. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a bachelor pen right now with two Mallard drakes hatched last year, two mutts I hatched this year, and a Call drake I picked up at a swap that's probably around 2 years old. They all get along great! [​IMG]
     
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